There are 2 definitions of carline in English:

carline1

Syllabification: car·line
Pronunciation: /ˈkärlən
 
/
(also carline thistle)

noun

A thistlelike European plant with flower heads that bear shiny persistent straw-colored bracts.
  • Genus Carlina, family Compositae: several species, in particular C. vulgaris
More example sentences
  • In France and Germany names meaning ‘wild artichoke’ are given to various thistles with edible heads, including the smooth carline thistle, Carlina acaulis, and milk thistle, Silybum marianum.
  • Time was, carline thistles were used as country barometers because the flowers expand in dry weather and contract when it is damp.
  • A thistle that hugs the ground and provides delightful, lasting dried flowers for winter is the stemless Carline Thistle (Carlina acaulis).

Origin

late 16th century: from French, from medieval Latin carlina, perhaps an alteration of cardina (from Latin carduus 'thistle'), by association with Carolus Magnus (see Charlemagne), to whom its medicinal properties were said to have been revealed.

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There are 2 definitions of carline in English:

carline2

Line breaks: car|line
Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːlɪn/

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noun

(usually carlines)
Any of the pieces of squared timber fitted fore and aft between the deck beams of a wooden ship to support the deck planking.

Origin

Middle English (in the sense '(old) woman, witch'): from Old Norse karling; the reason for nautical use of the word remains obscure.

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